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Bythiacanthus

Chondrichthyes - Ctenacanthiformes - Ctenacanthidae

Taxonomy
Bythiacanthus was named by StJohn and Worthen (1875). It is not extant. Its type is Bythiacanthus siderius.

It was assigned to Heterodontidae by Jordan (1963); and to Ctenacanthidae by Maisey (1982).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1875Bythiacanthus StJohn and Worthen
1963Bythiacanthus Jordan p. 596
1982Bythiacanthus Maisey p. 5

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
RankNameAuthor
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
infraclassEuselachii()
orderCtenacanthiformes(Cappetta 1988)
familyCtenacanthidaeDean 1909
genusBythiacanthusStJohn and Worthen 1875

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available